Healthcare Support Worker - Intermediate Apprenticeship
Faculty of Healthcare, Childcare and Public Services
Faculty Level Location Length Ask Apply
Healthcare, Childcare and Public Services Level 2 Hele Building Up to 2 years

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

A Healthcare Support Worker Apprentice will provide high-quality and compassionate health and social care for a wide range of people. You will carry out clinical duties such as helping individuals to eat, drink, wash or go to the toilet. You will also carry out duties such as keeping records, making beds and tidying work areas.

What topics will I study?

Topics include:

  • Communicate effectively with individuals, their families, carers and healthcare practitioners using a range of techniques
  • Ensuring you keep information confidential
  • Identify and respond to signs of pain or discomfort
  • Promote physical health and wellbeing of individuals
  • Recognise deteriorations in health
  • Promote metal health and wellbeing
  • Recognise limitations in mental capacity and respond appropriately
  • Perform basic life support
  • Maintain a safe and healthy working environment
  • Follow principles of equality, diversity and inclusion

What experiences will I get?

You will be employed in the sector and will be gaining on the job knowledge and experience.

What are the entry requirements?

Maths and English GCSE, grade C/4 (or equivalent).  If you do not have these qualifications our team will support you to gain these skills alongside your apprenticeship.

What facilities are there?

  • Our dedicated staff have a wealth of experience and expertise, having all worked in the sector, which will provide you with the knowledge and skills you needed to succeed in your career.
  • Learn within a nurturing environment where you are given the opportunity to reach your full potential.

What can the course lead on to?

Some apprentices go into employment OR progress onto a Level 3 Clinical Health Support Worker Apprenticeship

Are there any additional costs?

What support can I get?

You will have a dedicated Skills Officer who you can contact at any time. They will visit you in the workplace every 10 weeks to carry out a progress review with you and your employer. They will also carry out observations in the workplace.

What will this training cost me?

This can vary depending on the age of the Apprentice and the size of an organisation. Please contact a Training and Recruitment Advisor on 01392 400800 for more information.


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